Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Gospel Singer to Perform Easter Concert

Gospel singer Helen McNair will perform Saturday, March 11 at the Victoria Woods Senior Apartments.

(SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) Gospel singer Helen McNair is scheduled to perform at the Victoria Woods Senior Apartments, 1095 Kendal Dr, San Bernardino, as part of Easter festivities. The event, sponsored by Gene Chandler, president, and Helen Chandler, activities director, at the Victoria Woods Senior Apartment, is scheduled for 4 p.m., Saturday, April 11.

“Easter is a time of celebration and joy for people around the world,” McNair said. “It’s an honor to perform for the residents of Victoria Woods Senior Apartments on this special occasion.”

McNair began her professional career in the 1960s, along with her two sisters, in New Brunswick, N.J. in a group known as the Georgettes. They began by singing in their church and traveling to New York City to record as background singers for professional and upcoming artists.

McNair has performed with The Clara Ward Singers, Prof. James Cleveland, Prof. Raymond Raspberry, Gregory Perkins-Bowen, Vernard Johnson, Shirley Caesar and Albertina Walker.

Currently, McNair performs for weddings, banquets, community organizations and church functions throughout the Inland Empire, Los Angeles and beyond.

Her repertoire includes, gospel, spirituals, songs for special occasions and the classics. She is a member of the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in San Bernardino, and is active in the Sanctuary choir, the Mass choir and the Mission chorus.

For more information about booking McNair contact (909) 888-0017.